Our Senior Management Team


Nick Cutland is Chief Executive Officer and joined CACHE in April 2011 as Director of Portfolio Development

Nick has worked in vocational education and training for the past 17 years.  He has experience of the training provider environment having worked as a tutor, assessor, internal verifier and training director.  In 2006 he entered into the awarding body world with Central YMCA Qualifications where he worked as Head of Qualification Development.



Julie Hyde joined CACHE in 2010, appointed Director of Business Development in 2013

Julie joined CACHE in 2010 as Northern Regional Manager and in 2011 was appointed Senior National Development Manager. In 2013 she was appointed Director of Business Development. She has 10 years’ experience of management in the childcare and education sector. 

Julie spent 12 years gaining commercial sales and training experience working in industry as a Regional then National Account Training Manager and as a Regional Sales Manager. Julie is currently Director of Business Development


Mike Partridge was appointed Director of Customer Service in April 2011

Mike has spent his career in business to business customer service management. He gained considerable experience in the Financial Services industry as a Regional Operations Manager – covering multiple locations across London and the South East.

Mike also has experience of new business set ups and restructure, including his role as a founder member of a successful assessment consultancy.


Elizabeth Cockburn was appointed Director of Finance in June 2012

Elizabeth has spent over 20 years in finance rising to senior positions in large and medium sized organisations in both the commercial and not for profit sectors. She spent 10 years with Fujitsu Services Limited developing her knowledge and skills in finance as part of a number of promotions, before moving to Finance Director positions in other IT and Services related companies.  Elizabeth then moved to work in the charity sector as Head of Finance at a research institute and subsequently as Head of Strategic Planning in an educational institute before being appointed Director of Finance at CACHE in June 2012.
Elizabeth is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies.